The song of the day for Monday, March 10, 2014 is “It Had To Be You.”
About This Song
“It Had To Be You” was written in 1924 by Isham Jones, with lyrics by Gus Kahn. The song is a standard in the American Songbook and has been widely recorded. Significant recordings include those by Cliff Edwards, Betty Hutton, Doris Day, Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, and Tony Bennett.
About This Version
Today’s version is from Bennett’s 2011 Duets II, where he sang this song with Carrie Underwood, whose birthday it is today. Happy Birthday, Carrie Underwood!
“It Had To Be You,” as well as the album Duets II, is available from iTunes.